Chichicastenango Adventure

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About the Tour

A representative of Tours Atitlan will meet you at your hotel lobby,
10:30am. -Arriving at the market, known for being one of the biggest and most beautiful markets in all of Central America, Chichicastenango, place where thousands of indigenous people of the surrounding villages, dressed with their beautiful, colorful traditional clothing,
come to the market to buy & sell their products and to celebrate their religious ceremonies, a mix between mayan & catholic beliefs. This takes place right on the steps of the catholic church and in the cemetery. Here you will also see the difference between the Local and Tourist market, later, visit a Moreria where traditional dance clothing as well as wooden masks are made for the traditional dances, also visit the local 400 year old church where the Popol Vuh (mayan bible) was found! While going through the market you will have the chance to do some shopping, later we will head for lunch.

Your chance to

  • Visit one of the biggest markets in Central America
  • See the hidden treasures of Guatemala
  • Learn about the cultural history
  • Place where the Popol Vuh (mayan bible) was found
  • See the mix between mayan & catholic religions

What’s Included

  • All Transportation for listed Activities
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Admission fees if required

At a glance

  • This half day trip excursion is based from Lake Atitlan
  •  Experience the colorful market through the eyes of a local guide
  • Visit one of the biggest & most colorful markets in Guatemala
  • See the mayan ceremonies performed right on the  steps of the catholic church
  • Visit a moreria- place where the traditional dance outfits are made as well as the wooden masks

What’s Not Included

  •  Lunch
  • Tips & Gratuities for your guide / driver
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  •  Visas or vaccinations
Chichicastenango Market Tour
Depart from hotel at: 9:00am (1:30 hrs. car ride)

After lunch we will meet our driver and head back to your hotel at Lake Atitlan
Arrival to pana: 15:30pm

  • Market days are on Thursdays & Sundays
  • Half day tour
  • Waterproof jacket in case it rains
  • Have a copy of your Passport with you
  • Bring enough cash with you, no credit or debit cards can be used in this village
  • This market is great for souvenirs

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